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Property Rights Being Taken

Written By: Jack Hunter  |  Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011

             Last week, Senator Rand Paul hosted an event called "Property Wrongs: A Discussion with the Victims of the U.S. Government's Assault on Private Property." The event was held in the same room as the Watergate hearings, but unlike those hearings, Paul's event went largely unnoticed by the media. That's a shame, because the stories told there need to be heard. Each represents a greater threat to American liberty than the Watergate break-in.

            The first testimony was given by Henry Juszkiewicz, the CEO of Gibson Guitars. Juszkiewicz explained how, two years ago, Department of Homeland Security agents stormed his Nashville factory armed with automatic weapons and bulletproof vests, forced 200-300 employees from the premises and seized raw materials. It would be months before Juszkiewicz learned what the agents were doing at his factory. He eventually found out that the federal government believed that Gibson Guitars was violating Madagascar's laws by importing "illegal" wood, even though the government of Madagascar says that the company isn't violating its laws at all.

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